Tiling tub surround with 9 x 12 tiles

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by tilerookie, Oct 12, 2019 at 11:56 AM.

  1. tilerookie

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    Total rookie here installing 9 x 12 ceramic tile on tub surround. Hoping someone can answer my questions.

    1) How do I start the first row to make sure its level?
    2) Is there a special thinset I should use since the tiles are so big?
    3) Recommended tile cutter? Hoping to keep it under $100.
    4) Anything else I need to think about since the tiles are on the larger side?

    Thanks for any help.
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2019 at 12:06 PM
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